Weddings - Who Pays for What?
|When planning a wedding the etiquette question who pays for what is often asked. In some cases a family tradition is already in place, but if not this etiquette guide should help you plan, who's paying for what? With weddings in Australia costing an average of around $28,000 it's no wonder, who pays for what is such a pressing question.
In traditional weddings the parents brides family take more of a roll in paying for the wedding, where as in modern weddings the bride and groom contribute more. This change in trend is likely to haveoccurred because it is not often the bride lives at home until she is married any more and often is living with her future husband.
The lists below are to help you get started and are not a hard and fast rule. It is important when planning a wedding to take every ones financial situation into consideration. Try our budget planner to help guide you wedding spending.